Andrea Smith is a freelance writer and mother living in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Books are her constant companions. She finds joy in knitting and nail polish. She clings to the hope that she will be a Jeopardy contestant.
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‘Red at the Bone’ by Jacqueline Woodson
Destiny beyond family
How do the past and present influence the lives of three generations of a Black family? Jacqueline Woodson’s novel, ‘Red at the Bone,’ looks at a mother-daughter relationship from a unique perspective. Andrea Smith reviews.
This Black History Month, I’m just saying it: I deserve to feel love and happiness
February is a good time to say it: we’re smart and assertive. We’re complete in our own selves. We’re striving for what we want. Andrea Smith stays honest.
No Greater Love, by John A. Siegfried and Kevin Ferris
The story of Philly’s only Medal of Honor recipient of the Vietnam War
A new biography traces the family and neighborhood life and military service of West Oak Lane native Michael Crescenz, who saved many lives during his service in Vietnam at age 19. Andrea Smith reviews.